previous next
mācĕrĭa , ae (post-class. form, mācĕ-rĭes , only nom. and acc., Afran. ap. Non. 138; Varr. R. R. 3, 5, 11; Prud. Hamart. 227; Inscr. Grut. 611, 13; Inscr. Orell. 4057), f. from macero, to soften; orig. a wall built of soft clay; cf. Gr. μάσσω,
II. Affliction: facere illi satis vis, quanta illius mors sit maceries tibi? Afran. ap. Non. 138, 13 (Com. Rel. v. 150 Rib.).
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide References (5 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Cicero, Letters to his Friends, 16.18.2
    • Caesar, Gallic War, 7.69
    • Plautus, Truculentus, 2.2
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 25.43
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 42, 15
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: